It is April when common carp and Koi come together to spawn. If you recall I located a
spawning area in Prospect Park Lake and posted pictures last year, at this time.
jump out of the water. But by the middle of May, The Koi will be gone from this part of the lake.
Those are not traffic cones at the bottom of the lake.
Can you count the Koi in this picture? Look closely.
It is only when I get very close that I can see the common carp swimming beneath the
For each Koi you see swimming just under the lakes surface there are at least 2 commons
swimming below them.
An egret looking for a mid afternoon snack
Looking for a few small fry bass
There are scores of panfish here along with carp.
All along the left shoreline there are newly swept spawning beds made by the large mouth bass.
The Orvis Full Flex fiberglass fly rod with the Franco Vivarelli Goldstar semi automatic
I caught a few of these Bluegills using #14 soft hackles nymphs. This 16cm fish really
made my rod jump and bend.